|Full name||Terri Lee Stickles|
|National team||United States|
May 11, 1946 |
San Mateo, California
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||150 lb (68 kg)|
|Club||Santa Clara Swim Club|
Terri Lee Stickles (born May 11, 1946) is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic medalist, and former world record-holder. She received a bronze medal for her third-place finish in the women's 400-meter freestyle event at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.
She was a member of the Santa Clara Swim Club, notable for producing Olympic swimmers such as Donna de Varona and Mark Spitz. She trained with swimming coach George Haines, who was noted for training future Olympic medalists during the 1960s and 1970s.
Stickles was married to Olympic long-distance runner Álvaro Mejía. They met in Cali, Colombia, where she was a Peace Corps volunteer. Stickles brought Mejía to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1969. They subsequently divorced.
- List of Olympic medalists in swimming (women)
- World record progression 4 × 100 metres freestyle relay
- Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Terri Lee Stickles. Retrieved October 11, 2012.
- Art Rosenbaum, "Those Fierce But Cheerful Little Girls," Sports illustrated (April 30, 1962). Retrieved October 11, 2012.
- Santa Clara Swim Club, SCSC National Champions. Retrieved October 11, 2012.
- Cecil Colwin, "Coach George Haines, Swim Maestro: A Remembrance," Swimming World Magazine (May 1, 2006). Retrieved October 11, 2012.
- International Swimming Hall of Fame, Honorees, Ted Stickles (USA). Retrieved October 11, 2012.
- Terri Lee Stickles – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com
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